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Pray for the Hobart Baptist Church Family and Beyond

25th Sept, Hobart Baptist
Today, Hobart celebrates the breadth and diversity of their various “Sanctuaries”: the 10am service, Karen, Korean (Hobart Vision Church), Filipino (Mabuhay) – and welcoming today, the Vietnamese!
It will be an exciting morning as we hear from each group.
Please pray the morning is inspiring for all attendees, as they consciously reflect their unity and differences.

Next Friday 30th September
Our children are so precious! Please remember to pray for children and their parents as they finish Term Three and enjoy a two-week break. Particularly, pray for students who will soon face end of year exams. It can also be a stressful time for parents, siblings and teachers!

From Sunday 31st July9th October
Hobart Baptist Church is hosting an Alpha course. It began on 31 July and continues each week , beginning with lunch. Please pray for all who attend, that they are encouraged and that they continue the course each week. Pray that a sense of community will develop as the course continues.

Alpha has the potential to be life changing for some. For others it will be grounding. And for yet others simply encouraging. Pray for all who attend and that it has a positive impact on their lives and the life of the church.

Mon-Wed 19th-21st September

This week, our pastors and partners will be gathering in Launceston for a 3-day Muster. The focus was Called to Ministry: Understanding leadership theory is relatively easy. But leading a community, and doing it in a context, is always risky, disputable, and challenging. Please pray that the training our leaders received will be of great benefit in the weeks and months ahead as they lead and guide our church families and reach out into the surrounding communities.

Baptist World Aid ask for our prayers for the flood victims in Pakistan. News reports cite that many children have been separated from family during the floods, so efforts for family tracing has begun. Crops and livestock are destroyed, and infrastructure between many villages is now non-existent.

As tensions continue to escalate along the border between Russia and Ukraine, Baptists worldwide are called to pray for peace to prevail.
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TransWorld Radio (TWR)
Alenka Stephenson of TWR Europe says their team in Ukraine is hard at work. They want to “be the voice of hope, the voice of calmness, because many people are really struggling with fear. That fear overtakes and paralyzes people.” Most importantly, pray. “Prayer is more powerful than any weapon that evil brings, so please pray for our teams,” Stephenson requests. Send tangible help: TWR’s Ukraine Crisis Fund.

Praying for JUSTICE!
The people of Sri Lanka appreciate your prayer during the unfolding humanitarian crisis. A letter of appeal has been sent to the Head of Mission of Australia, (the UN), as well as handed over to the Human Rights Council, from the coalition of partners that have united to respond to the increasing crisis. The coalition includes Asia Pacific Baptist Aid, amongst many other agencies.

Honour your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Exodus 20:12 (NIV)